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Godzilla, King of the Sexagenarians

In 2014, Godzilla — the iconic progenitor of the entire daikaiju eiga subgenre, if not giant monster films as a whole — not only gets a new American re-boot, but officially turns 60 — his first film being Gojira from … Continue reading

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The Art of Monsters: Takashi Murakami and Jellyfish Eyes

Japanese artist Takashi Murakami has made a name for himself by successfully drawing upon popular culture as a major influence — specifically in adapting aspects of manga and anime to his own artistic vision. In the process he revolutionised the … Continue reading

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A New Restored Godzilla

At last! In January next year Criterion is releasing a high definition digitally restored edition of Gojira [aka Godzilla]  — the 1954 daikaiju classic directed by Ishiro Honda — on Blu-ray and DVD. After the merely half-decent releases that have appeared … Continue reading

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Godzilla Gets Inked

Word is out that the King of the Giant Monsters will not only be appearing on-screen in 2012 in Legendary Pictures’ much anticipated attempt to make a successful US film featuring Japan’s most iconic kaiju, but also has been inveigled … Continue reading

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